Merkel and Jewish head warn of rising anti-Semitism at pogrom event
Contributed by NAMPA / DPA.
Berlin (dpa) - Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of growing anti-Semitism in Germany and reiterated the need for determined action against racism, xenophobia and social exclusion at a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the anti-Jewish Nazi pogrom.
"There is a flourishing Jewish life in Germany again," Merkel said at a ceremony in Berlin's largest synagogue on Friday. "But at the same time we are experiencing a worrying anti-Semitism that threatens Jewish life in our country and in other places in ...